SLTRIB - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/SLTRIB News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Letter: Profits shouldn’t trump young lives http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58347831-82/inversions-profits-august-citizens.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58347831-82/inversions-profits-august-citizens.html.csp">Letter: Profits shouldn’t trump young lives</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T17:19:52.511-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 05:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In his column (“In a stew over inversions,” August 17), George Will asserts that corporate inversions are merely a sensible business practice and attacking this practice as unpatriotic “is amusing.” Incredible! We don’t for a second hesitate to insist that is the patriotic duty of our young citizens to volunteer to possibly pay the ultimate price of being killed while serving in the U.S. military to protect our country. Yet many, especially conservatives, see no problem with U.S. corporations p...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58347831@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:19:52 MDT Editorial: UTA still has work to do to gain public trust http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58348467-82/uta-audit-transit-hughes.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58348467-82/uta-audit-transit-hughes.html.csp">Editorial: UTA still has work to do to gain public trust</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T17:19:52.579-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 05:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Rep. Greg Hughes wears two hats as a public servant. He is the majority whip in the Utah Legislature, and he is also the chairman of the board of the Utah Transit Authority. That makes his comments Wednesday about UTA’s recent audit particularly interesting. On the Tribune’s TribTalk web interview, Rep. Hughes was asked if the fact that UTA has faced three legislative audits since 2008 is a sign of mismanagement at the agency. He said “there’s a political component” to audits and legislators c...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58348467@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:19:52 MDT 5 things to know as University of Utah tries new fight song http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58344569-78/song-utah-sltrib-university.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58344569-78/song-utah-sltrib-university.html.csp">5 things to know as University of Utah tries new fight song</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Annie knox</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T13:30:01.946-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 01:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">So which University of Utah fight song would President David Pershing side with at tonight’s football season opener — traditional Utah Man or the tweaked Utah fan version? Neither. Citing his “awful” singing voice, Pershing will stick to the piano, U. spokeswoman Maria O’Mara said in a Thursday email. After much-debated updates, the U. will put the new anthem in play tonight against the Idaho State Bengals at Rice-Eccles Stadium. Here are five things to know about the new song: 1. What’s diff...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58344569@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:30:01 MDT Trib Talk: Utah football preview http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58343893-231/sltrib-utah-com-football.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58343893-231/sltrib-utah-com-football.html.csp">Trib Talk: Utah football preview</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jennifer Napier-Pearce</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T13:06:24.517-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 01:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Are you ready for some Ute football? The University of Utah kicks off the season against Idaho State Thursday night and the pressure is on for quarterback Travis Wilson — and coach Kyle Whittingham — to perform. On Thursday at 12:15 p.m., Tribune columnists Gordon Monson and Kurt Kragthorpe and Utah beat reporter Matt Piper join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to talk about the not-so-subtle push for excellence this year and who to watch on the field. Watch this online video chat at sltrib.com. You can...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58343893@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:06:24 MDT Trailblazing lawyer joins fight against Utah same-sex marriage ban http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58339985-90/court-utah-case-marriage.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58339985-90/court-utah-case-marriage.html.csp">Trailblazing lawyer joins fight against Utah same-sex marriage ban</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Marissa Lang</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T11:38:04.187-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 11:38AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">No one knows whether the U.S. Supreme Court will take on Utah’s same-sex marriage case. But if it does, the Salt Lake City lawyers defending three same-sex Utah couples seeking to topple the state’s ban on gay and lesbian unions will be standing side-by-side with the woman who led Massachusetts to become the first state in the country to legalize same-sex marriages. Mary Bonauto, made famous by her successful litigation of the historic Massachusetts case in 2003, agreed this week to join the Kit...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58339985@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:38:04 MDT Utah vs. Idaho State: Everything you need to know for Thursday’s opener http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58345870-59/utah-state-idaho-utes.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58345870-59/utah-state-idaho-utes.html.csp">Utah vs. Idaho State: Everything you need to know for Thursday’s opener</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kyle Goon and Matthew Piper</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T09:35:40.974-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 09:35AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Hey folks, it’s football time, and here’s all you need to know when the Utes take on Idaho State: Time, Place and [radio waves in] Space • 5:30 p.m. MT, Rice-Eccles Stadium. Televised on Pac-12 Networks and broadcasted on ESPN700. The Set-Up • Utah opens the season with an FCS opponent that hasn’t beaten a road team since before Justin Bieber was a hit. But Utah does return some very big names, including Travis Wilson, Kenneth Scott and Brian Blechen, and has a chance to showcase its new-look...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58345870@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:35:40 MDT Audit blasts UTA, says it gave millions in sweetheart deals http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58338545-90/audit-auditors-board-compensation.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58338545-90/audit-auditors-board-compensation.html.csp">Audit blasts UTA, says it gave millions in sweetheart deals</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T10:36:23.139-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 10:36AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah Transit Authority “prepaid” a developer $10 million to construct a parking garage — which it turns out he never built — just after he made a multimillion-dollar deal benefiting a UTA board member. The agency never got all the money back from that advance. The troublesome incident is one of many described in a blistering, yearlong legislative audit into UTA operations that was released Tuesday. It complains about other sweetheart deals, extravagant pay and bonuses, failure to plan well...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58338545@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:36:23 MDT Letter: Reagan also played golf after tragedy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58343094-82/america-chief-golfer-reagan.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58343094-82/america-chief-golfer-reagan.html.csp">Letter: Reagan also played golf after tragedy</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T17:26:15.406-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 05:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I wonder if Derek Lee (“America doesn’t need a golfer-in-chief,” Aug. 22) remembers that his Republican lord and savior Ronald Reagan went golfing the day after 241 U.S. Marines were killed in the bombing of their barracks in Beirut, Lebanon. Probably not. I do not condone his typical tea party mentality, but I do question why your editor would even think for a moment to printing his Fox Noise garbage. No wonder the Salt Lake Tribune is in trouble. Al Lindseth Helper</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58343094@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:26:15 MDT Trib Talk: UTA defends against audit http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58339614-231/tribtalk-uta-transit-audit.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58339614-231/tribtalk-uta-transit-audit.html.csp">Trib Talk: UTA defends against audit</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jennifer Napier-Pearce</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T13:01:42.089-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 01:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Legislative auditors hammered Utah Transit Authority after a year-long study, concluding the mass transit agency cut deals with developers, has incurred massive debt and overpays its executives. UTA rejected the findings, arguing the agency is recognized as a national transit leader and that its pay scale is less than similarly-sized agencies. On Wednesday at 12:15 p.m., UTA board chair Rep. Greg Hughes and Sen. John Valentine join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to talk about the audit’s conclusions and...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58339614@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:01:42 MDT Paul Rolly: Republican Reyes snubs Rotary Club debate http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58339625-90/club-reyes-debate-sltrib.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58339625-90/club-reyes-debate-sltrib.html.csp">Paul Rolly: Republican Reyes snubs Rotary Club debate</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL ROLLY</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T09:26:29.661-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 09:26AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City’s Rotary Club may have witnessed history Tuesday, according to its president-elect, Floyd Hatch, when only one of two Utah attorney general candidates invited to a debate showed up to the scheduled luncheon. Incumbent Sean Reyes missed the debate because he was out of town, his aides said. Club officials say they extended the invitation in June to the Republican nominee and his Democratic rival, Charles Stormont. Hatch, who also is the events coordinator for Rotary International’...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58339625@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:26:29 MDT Trib Talk: Tainted water, wildlife and air quality http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58335516-231/tribtalk-sltrib-com-wildlife.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58335516-231/tribtalk-sltrib-com-wildlife.html.csp">Trib Talk: Tainted water, wildlife and air quality</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jennifer Napier-Pearce</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T13:53:41.773-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 01:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Contaminated wastewater from oil and gas mining along the Colorado border is flowing into evaporation ponds in Utah, endangering wildlife and releasing toxic chemicals into the air. On Tuesday at 12:15 p.m., Utah Division of Air Quality director Bryce Bird and former Grand County Commissioner Chris Baird, now of the Canyonlands Watershed Council, join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to talk about why the Grand County violations went unregulated for years and how widespread the environmental issues could...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58335516@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 13:53:41 MDT Utah Lit: Writing along the Wasatch Front isn’t all about climbing or fishing http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58321811-223/utah-essay-com-torti.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58321811-223/utah-essay-com-torti.html.csp">Utah Lit: Writing along the Wasatch Front isn’t all about climbing or fishing</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ellen Fagg Weist</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-25T12:57:26.606-06:00">Updated Aug 25, 2014 12:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The guy’s name was José. Or at least that’s the name the young Mexican man went by when he dropped by to pick up handyman jobs, says Salt Lake City writer Sylvia Torti. At the time, Torti was working on a novel about the Zapatista Rebellion, a conflict she stumbled into in 1994 while on biology expedition in southeastern Mexico. In making small talk with the handyman during her bathroom remodel, Torti learned of an amazing coincidence: José, a member of the Mexican army, had been sent to fight ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58321811@www.sltrib.com Mon, 25 Aug 2014 12:57:26 MDT Letter: Pig ‘wrestling’ is backward animal cruelty http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58334009-82/pig-rolly-column-county.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58334009-82/pig-rolly-column-county.html.csp">Letter: Pig ‘wrestling’ is backward animal cruelty</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T12:05:03.569-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 12:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Just a comment on Paul Rolly’s column on the pig “wrestling,” or whatever you want to call it, and jamming it into a barrel. I also watched the news clip. Repulsive. Pigs are well known to be very intelligent and sensitive animals. Isn’t it enough that we raise them to slaughter to and consume them? What passes for fun in Utah County in this practice almost makes me believe that the morons that practice this so-called sport have a lesser IQ than the poor animals they are tormenting. Well put, Ro...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58334009@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 12:05:03 MDT Letter: Comcast’s blatant disregard http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58326710-82/comcast-blatant-call-center.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58326710-82/comcast-blatant-call-center.html.csp">Letter: Comcast’s blatant disregard</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T12:05:03.46-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 12:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The recent article on Comcast’s treatment of customers (“Keeping up with the Comcast call-center fiasco,” August 22) truly resonated with me. It absolutely captured my own (frustrating) experiences whenever trying to fix or resolve a problem with Comcast. Given that there is such ample, documented knowledge of this kind of blatant disregard and disrespect for the American consumer, one must ask: Where is the FCC? Michael Pack Salt Lake City</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58326710@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 12:05:03 MDT Trib Talk: Moderate Mormon women speak out http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58325834-231/tribtalk-women-mormon-sltrib.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58325834-231/tribtalk-women-mormon-sltrib.html.csp">Trib Talk: Moderate Mormon women speak out</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jennifer Napier-Pearce</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-25T13:01:49.223-06:00">Updated Aug 25, 2014 01:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The excommunication of Ordain Women’s Kate Kelly has not silenced LDS women as some feared. Rather, moderate Mormon women are finding more acceptance and more willingness to speak out on the role of women in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. On Monday at 12:15 p.m., author Neylan McBaine, blogger Cynthia Lee and Segullah editor Shelah Miner join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to talk about the emerging voice of moderate Mormon feminists. Watch this online video chat at sltrib.com. You can...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58325834@www.sltrib.com Mon, 25 Aug 2014 13:01:49 MDT Police find stolen vehicle tied to SWAT theft http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58332447-78/police-vehicle-swat-equipment.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58332447-78/police-vehicle-swat-equipment.html.csp">Police find stolen vehicle tied to SWAT theft</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-25T11:16:02.439-06:00">Updated Aug 25, 2014 11:16AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Investigators have made some progress in finding whoever stole police equipment. On Friday night, the Heber Police say someone stole a badge, an AR-15-type rifle, Glock pistol, shotgun, body armor, helmet, SWAT uniforms, ammunition and other police equipment from an undercover SWAT vehicle. A second vehicle at a house four doors away was burglarized and a third vehicle was stolen, according to the police. On Sunday, Heber police announced that the stolen vehicle was found in Salt Lake City. Hebe...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58332447@www.sltrib.com Mon, 25 Aug 2014 11:16:02 MDT Weekend Rewind: news and photos you may have missed http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58332741-78/sltrib-http-www-com.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58332741-78/sltrib-http-www-com.html.csp">Weekend Rewind: news and photos you may have missed</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-25T10:03:26.351-06:00">Updated Aug 25, 2014 10:03AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It’s tough to follow the news when you’re finally off the clock and have time for yourself and your family. Rewind will help you catch up with all the happenings in Utah over the weekend. Utah grapples with toxic water from oil and gas industry • A massive stream of wastewater tainted with hydrocarbons has been flowing into Utah from oil and gas mining on Colorado’s West Slope. Evaporation ponds used to process the contaminated water in Grand County have released tons of toxic chemicals into ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58332741@www.sltrib.com Mon, 25 Aug 2014 10:03:26 MDT Paul Rolly: School board criticism riles some Utah legislators http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58325437-90/board-members-committee-nominating.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58325437-90/board-members-committee-nominating.html.csp">Paul Rolly: School board criticism riles some Utah legislators</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL ROLLY</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-25T01:01:04.089-06:00">Updated Aug 25, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I struck a nerve last week when I wrote about some state school board members who meet by themselves, make decisions without the full board and create animosity within the Utah State Office of Education. The column talked about the governor-appointed committee that interviews state board candidates and, for each district, sends three names to the governor, who whittles those hopefuls down to two for the ballot. It noted that since voters slapped the Legislature in 2007 by repealing a voucher la...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58325437@www.sltrib.com Mon, 25 Aug 2014 01:01:04 MDT Utah football notes: And the captains are Anderson, Salt, Orchard, Blechen, Phillips http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58328838-59/team-captain-salt-com.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58328838-59/team-captain-salt-com.html.csp">Utah football notes: And the captains are Anderson, Salt, Orchard, Blechen, Phillips</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matthew Piper and Kyle Goon</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-23T16:40:52.431-06:00">Updated Aug 23, 2014 04:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">We wrote yesterday that it was a virtual certainty that Travis Wilson, after being named team captain as a sophomore and all that he’s been through since, would be named team captain again. Whoops. Kyle Whittingham announced after Saturday’s practice that the players voted for seniors Dres Anderson, Junior Salt, Nate Orchard and Brian Blechen, and Whittingham’s first-ever special teams captain is sophomore Andy Phillips — who was only recently awarded a scholarship after walking on at the U. Whi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58328838@www.sltrib.com Sat, 23 Aug 2014 16:40:52 MDT Where in Utah was this photo taken? Submit your guess to outdoors@sltrib.com for the chance to win a book http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58322242-223/sltrib-com-utah-week.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58322242-223/sltrib-com-utah-week.html.csp">Where in Utah was this photo taken? Submit your guess to outdoors@sltrib.com for the chance to win a book</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-24T12:22:40.225-06:00">Updated Aug 24, 2014 12:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">This week • Send your guess, along with your name and address, to outdoors@sltrib.com for a chance to win the book “Fishing Utah” by Brett Prettyman. Guesses must be submitted by noon Aug. 31. Include “Where” in your email subject line. Last week • Roma Murphy had her name drawn from the entries correctly identifying Willard Mountain, Willard Peak and the Wasatch Fault as seen from Interstate 15. She wins the book “Utah” by Tom and Gayen Wharton.</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58322242@www.sltrib.com Sun, 24 Aug 2014 12:22:40 MDT